The Washington Times - January 13, 2009, 09:08PM

Alex Ovechkin has taken his past two shifts in an unfamiliar spot — on the team’s second line. He began the game in his usual spot alongside Nicklas Backstrom and Alexander Semin.

In his past two shifts in the third period though, he has played with Sergei Fedorov and Viktor Kozlov, while Brooks Laich has been skating with Backstrom and Semin. More on this later.